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  •   Home > News > Sports > Rugby

    The Hurricanes are already dealing with a major injury blow well before next year's Super Rugby season is even underway

    The Hurricanes are already dealing with a major injury blow well before next year's Super Rugby season is even underway


    Veteran prop Owen Franks tore his achilles while completing running training three weeks ago.

    Coach Jason Holland says he'll be out for most of the season, but at least they have time to look at contingencies.



    Lock Isaia Walker-Leawere is also in doubt for most of the season after suffering a shoulder injury.

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